CDWP gives go-ahead to 13 uplift projects worth Rs58.23bn

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ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP), on Wednesday, approved thirteen development projects worth Rs58.23 billion for its Public Sector Development Program (PSDP).  

The meeting was presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, in which twelve uplift schemes were approved at the cost of Rs30.32 billion and one project worth Rs27.9 billion was recommended to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for review. 

As per reports, CDWP has approved several projects in the past weeks at the estimated cost of Rs600 billion. These include projects related to education, housing, commerce etc. 

As per reports, projects presented in the meeting include “Construction of Flyovers at Various Locations of Quetta City” worth Rs3053.49 million, “Construction of Road from Pirwkoh to Peer Sohri Darbar” worth Rs371.66 million,  Construction of Road from Sui to Bijo Qabristan Asreli, District Dera Bugti” worth Rs438.250 million, “Construction of Road from Sui to Chakar Marri” worth Rs275.642 million,  “Construction of Tourism Highway from Lower Topa Murree to Chowk Pindori” worth Rs4039.788 million, “Construction of Road from Pirkoh to Pathar Nala” worth Rs380.500 million, “Dualization of Road from Lahore Sargodha, Khushab & Mianwali Road” worth Rs9400 million, “Dualisation of Road from Salam to Sargodha” worth Rs7400 million and Feasibility for Road Sector Projects of Government of Balochistan” worth Rs507.477 million. 


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PDWP approves 8 uplift schemes

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LAHORE: The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) has given go-ahead to eight development schemes worth Rs. 26,006.72 million for  various sectors.

As per details, PDWP’s 39th meeting, presided over by Chairman Planning & Development Board, Abdullah Khan Sumbal, approved the uplift schemes of current fiscal year 2020-21

According to sources, the development projects include construction of 13.7 km bypass from Royal Hotel to Sarwar Chowk via Adda Mai Wali Masjid worth Rs 1,311.509 million, construction of 123.62 km tourism highway from Lower Topa to Chowk Pandori via Kotli Sattian worth Rs. 4,039.788 million, Widening of 76.50 km Shahpur Bhera Malikwal Road in District Sargodha worth Rs. 1,693.187 million, establishment of Punjab Agriculture Food and Drug Authority worth Rs 6,322.43 million. 

The approved uplift schemes also include Technical Assistance for Naya Pakistan Housing Programme (NPHP) through Formulation of Rapid Housing Market Assessment (PC-II) worth Rs. 11.950 million, Rehabilitation of 75.21 km road from Narowal to Muridke Interchange at M-2 worth Rs. 6,558.788 million, Rehabilitation of 15 km metalled road from Dera Ismail Khan to Darya Khan worth Rs 745.879 million and Genetic Improvement of Non-Descript Cattle in Punjab worth Rs 5,323.189 million. .


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Uplift package worth Rs 10bn approved for Gujrat

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GUJRAT: The Punjab government has approved a mega development package worth Rs 10 billion for Multan. The uplift schemes are part of the  2021-22 Annual Development Programme (ADP) and will be inaugurated within the present year.

According to sources, the Chief Minister approved revamping of old sewerage system, construction of 14-kilometre old GT road from Rehmania Bridge to Kathala railway crossing, establishment of Phase-II of the small industrial estate area on 150 acres and Track-II of the Servis Morr flyover connecting Rehman Shaheed Road to the GT Road bypass. 

On the proposal of MNA Chaudhry Hussain Elahi, a 100-bed hospital will be constructed  in Lakhanwal area of NA-68 along with other uplift projects. 

According to  official sources, Rs 400 million have also been earmarked in the next ADP for the development of the city with construction of roads, streets and drains. 

As per reports, development packages for the towns of Dinga, Sara I Alamgir and Lalamusa have been proposed by PTI lawmakers Mian Akhtar Hayat, Chaudhry Arshad and Syed Faizul Hassan. These packages have also been approved. 

According to details, go-ahead has been given for Rescue 1122 centres for Lalamusa and Dinga, construction of Rs 1.5 billion overhead bridge on Rajjar railway crossing, construction of Kharian-Dinga and Lalamusa-Dinga roads, establishment of trauma centres in Sara I Alamgir Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) Hospital and Dinga and construction of a 10-bed dialysis centre in Kharian THQ Hospital. 


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CM Punjab extends special uplift package for Narowal

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NAROWAL: Chief Minister (CM) Punjab, Sardar Usman Buzadar, has extended a special uplift package worth Rs5bn for Narowal.

On his visit to Sialkot, the CM Punjab also performed the groundbreaking ceremony of three projects under the ‘Naya Pakistan Manzalain Asan’ program.

While speaking on the occasion, the CM said that revamping of three roads has started at the cost of Rs230mn while 39 different projects worth Rs5.12bn will be developed. 

The CM also informed that 33kms long Narowal-Zafarwal road and Syed Chiragh Shah bypass will also be constructed at the cost of Rs1.70bn.


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CDWP approves six uplift projects

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ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Monday approved six development projects worth Rs 348.5 billion. 

The CDWP gave go-head to three uplift projects at the cost of Rs 6.5 billion and recommended three schemes worth  Rs 342 billion to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for review. 

Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan chaired the meeting held at P-Block Secretariat. Senior government officials were in attendance while representatives from the provisional government joined the meeting through video conferencing. 

Development projects related to higher education, energy, and nutrition were discussed in the meeting.

The project related to nutrition was titled “Tackling Malnutrition induced Stunting in Pakistan –July 2021-June 2026” and was recommended to ECNEC for further consideration. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 312.41 billion. Another project titled “Tackling Malnutrition Induced Stunting in Pakistan –July 2021-June 2026” worth Rs 312.40 billion was also recommended to ECNEC for review. 

The project related to energy worth Rs 12.922 billion was titled “20 MW Hydropower Project Hanzel, Gilgit” was referred for consideration. 

Other projects related to higher education were discussed in the meeting. These include “Academic and Research Linkages with different countries/agencies under bilateral agreement” worth Rs 405.720 million,  “Infrastructure Development of COMSATS University Islamabad Permanent Campus, Abbottabad” worth Rs 3.486 billon, “Strengthening of Women University Swabi” worth Rs 2.6 billion. 


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DDC okays 14 uplift schemes worth Rs 257m

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MULTAN:  District Development Committee (DDC) on Thursday approved 14 new development projects worth Rs 257 million for the facilitation of the masses. 

According to Deputy Commissioner Ali Shahzad, new projects include seven schools, five roads projects, one streetlight and one sewerage project.

As per details, Rs 36.6 million is allocated for the construction of road from Basti Malook Abdullah Chowk to Mango Research Station, Rs 50 million for sewerage project at Rajapur and Farrukh town, Rs 34.9 million for the construction of road from Pakhi Sarkar Sher Singh to Kothay Wala and Rs 11.3 million for construction of extra rooms at schools. 


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